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Buyer for a food additives manufacturing company in Europe

Company to buy

  • Size: large businesses
  • Revenue: 50 -100 million EUR
  • Preferred location of the target: All of Europe
  • Reason for acquisition: The management of the buyer is constantly looking for expansion in the form of acquisition, in order to strengthen its position in Europe
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Overview of this food additives business in Europe wanted

The management of a large enterprise, specialized in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical preparations based in Western Europe, started looking for a small chemical company, specialized in the food additives business. The buyer has already analysed a large number of targets on the market and is pursuing a highly acquisitive approach.

Profile (strategy) of this food additives business buyer

This buyer company is a well-established enterprise engaged in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical preparations. It operates its business primarily in the domestic market. The company was incorporated in the 1990s. The buyer is currently based in Spain.

The company’s main specialization is in obtaining high-purity phosphoric acid for the food and pharmaceutical industries. The company also comprises its business activities in the manufacture of miscellaneous chemical preparations, such as:

  • fatty acids
  • essential oils
  • gelatin
  • bluing
  • laundry sours
  • writing and stamp pad inks etc.

Today the company exports more than 100000 tons of phosphates per year for use in various industries. The main customers of the company are large enterprises in the food and pharmaceutical industries, or the water treatment industry. The company is globally present, it exports its products to more than 100 countries of the worlds.

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Activities and products of a suitable target 

The buyer is looking for a food additives company in Europe with a good track record and market position. The company should be a manufacturer with its own production capacities. The target should be involved in one of the following specializations:

  • Food Additives (e.g. organic acids, compounds and natural preservatives) to improve shelf-life extension, texture (e.g. fibres and hydrocolloids), taste, unique colour or other functionalities for the use in food, meat and dairy industry 
  • Nutritional and nutraceutical Ingredients for use in all dosage forms, used in food products, pharmaceuticals or dietary supplements 
  • Additives to pharmaceutical products (e.g. excipients)
  • Specialty chemicals for life science applications in general 

The target has to be financially healthy and generate between 50-100 million EUR EBITDA. The buyer prefers the acquisition of 100% of the shares; private transactions preferred to stock-listed companies. The target company should have a sustainable level of positive EBITDA., ideally from 6  to 12 million EUR EBITDA.

The buyer is looking at all European countries. Having the required certifications in its field is a necessity.

Highlights of this buyer for a food chemicals business in Europe

  • The buyer is a large enterprise based in Europe, with a global presence in over 100 countries
  • The buyer is looking for a target, with experience and activities in the food additives industry
  • The buyer is looking for large targets with revenue between 50 and 100 million EUR and positive EBITDA 

Information about this buyer of a chemical business in Europe 

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer of companies supplying the food industry in Europe or if you know possible interested or suited parties. We know the chemical business and possible chemical acquisition targets. For more chemical company buyers, visit the section chemical companies wanted on our page. For more chemical companies for sale, visit the section chemical companies for sale.

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